Outside of Morality

People should devote themselves to following morality to the very end, even if it means punishment or disaster. Generally, there is no situation in which people should leave the way of morality.
The Third Year of Ansei, The Fourteeth of May. “Minutes of the Head Lecturer.”

17日道義の外に
道義に従ひて禍罪に遇ふは其の道を尽すの極にして、凡そ人は道義の外に行くべき所はなし。
安政三年五月十四日「講孟箚記」

Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: